Jalapeno Poppers #3
Recipe: Jalapeno Poppers #3 | Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
24 fresh jalapeno peppers (1 1/4 lb) medium size
1 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
6 cup vegetable oil for frying
3 eggs, slightly beaten
2 cup bread crumbs
Wearing plastic gloves, cut stem end off peppers with paring knife. Carefully remove seeds and white membrane. Stuff peppers with cheese.
Heat oil in deep-fat fryer to 375* or in large pot until oil registers 375*. Meanwhile, place eggs in small bowl. Place crumbs in shallow pan. Drop 4 peppers in eggs; toss to coat. Using fork, lift 1 pepper at a time out of egg, shaking off excess. Drop into crumbs; toss to coat. Place on sheet pan. When all peppers are coated, set aside for 15 min. to set up and dry. Repeat 6 more times with remaining peppers. With slotted spoon, slip peppers, 5-6 at a time, into hot oil. Fry 2-3 minutes, until golden. remove to platter lined with paper toweling to drain. repeat with remaining peppers. Serve immediately.
© Jim Catanich